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Finance Research Scholars' Toolbox

This Guide is for the Department of Finance Faculty and Doctoral Students

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This web page has been created for Department of Finance, College of Business at the University of Illinois.

The purpose to showcase resources and higlight library services for faculty and students in the area of finance and related fields at Illinois. The emphasis is online, although many resources are still in print and microform.

Where to find resources:

Print: go to the library specified, and find them by call number.

UIUC Online Research Resources: available to all UIUC affiliated faculty, staff and students. You will be prompted to log in with your NetID and password if you access them outside the UIUC campus network. You can access them from Online Journals and Databases or via the Alphabetical List of Databases.

WWW: general websites (some come with our subscription).

BIS: Data * Knowledge * Service

Subject Guide

This guide was created by Becky Smith, Associate Professor, University Library and the College of Business Digital Research Library.

Her expertise is selection, evaluation, and dissemination of information in management, finance, accounting, as well as providing advice on search strategies and historical time-series data location.

Contact Becky via e-mail or by phone at 333-3619 to set up an appointment.

BIS Homepage

The BIS Homepage leads one to the drop down menu of our most used resources. Resources are listed alphabetically.

In addition, there are guides to other areas of interest for pedagogy and research:

Accounting Research Toolbox

Business Policy and Strategy

EMBA Introduction to Business and Economics Databases

International Marketing

Scholarly Management Research Toolbox

University Library Data Services Group in the Scholarly Commons

The University Library, in conjunction with ATLAS, provides a consultant in locating non-financial statistical data sets and how to get started in importing them into SAS or SPSS.

Location: Scholarly Commons, 3rd fl, 306 Main Library
Fall 2014 Office Hours: Monday - Wednesday 2:00-5:00pm, Friday 2:00-5:00pm

Stop by the Data Services Office Hours in the University Library. Librarians with a wide range of expertise will be available to help you locate relevant data sets in opinion polls, election studies, social surveys, census, education, and health data and prepare them for analysis in SPSS, SAS, STATA and ArcGIS.

NOTE: Data Services will not perform analyses required for coursework or thesis research.